War and Roses 1470: The Kingmaker
Lord of Kilvey and 2nd Earl of Gower, youngest son of Sir Owen Tudor
+1 bonus to any Courage or
Practiced Command Of Arms
+2 Attack in Personal Combat
against all foes.
Commands 1 contingent of archers, 6 contingents of Welsh miltia, 3 contingents of men-at-arms, and 1 detachment of mounted bowmen.
Sir David Tudor is 37 years old when War & Roses, 1470 begins. He is the youngest son of Sir Owen Tudor and his wife Queen Catherine of Valois, mother of King Henry VI and the widow of King Henry V. He is also the younger brother of Sir Jasper Tudor the Duke of Bedford and the deceased Sir Edmund Tudor the Earl of Richmond. Sir David’s personal badge is a Green Welsh Dragon.
The Earl of Gower is known as a hot tempered and imperious lord. In the War of the Roses thus far, he has participated in several major battles including Northampton and Wakefield in 1460, and Second St. Albans and Towton in the year 1461. Sir David fought at the Battle of Hexham in the year 1464. He was wounded three times during the battle and lost a finger in the bloody mêlée. In 1465 he led a rebellion in southern Wales that was eventually defeated following the Siege of Raglan castle. Sir David was attainted for treason but managed to escape certain death to pro-Lancastrian lands in southern Ireland in the same year. He returned to his lands in Wales in the summer of 1467.
He cheated death again in the year 1468 when he escaped the fall of Harlech castle for exile in France. The Lord of Kilvey owns numerous estates in eastern Wales and is also the lord of Raglan castle. He is unmarried and is a Committed Lancastrian.